Our Team

Founded in 1971, Simplex Industries is a highly experienced builder with numerous national building and design awards, including awards for Green construction. While experience may belong to a corporation, expertise lies within its personnel. Simplex is proud of the expertise our key personnel bring to the Multi-Family Division. In addition to the knowledge they bring to their current positions, most began their careers in the modular industry on the shop floor.

Patrick A. Fricchione, Jr.
Patrick A. Fricchione, Jr.
General Partner / CEO

Pat Fricchione is CEO and General Partner at Simplex. He represents the second generation of family leadership of the company founded by his father and uncles. Pat began his career on the shop floor and has worked in almost every division of the company.

Under Pat’s leadership, Simplex has grown in to a nationally recognized, high quality modular builder with a reputation for technical innovation.

Pat is a hands-on leader. When asked about the developments he is most proud of, he cited the Simplex commitment to Multi-Family and the commitment to think beyond traditional modular building techniques when working with customers. “The ability to rethink/re-engineer our business to build multi-million-dollar townhomes in Philadelphia and beyond, large scale student housing, very large-scale residential developments and more have revolutionized Simplex. We are attracting non-traditional modular customers who see our industry as supplying a superior building method that will take them from planning to revenue generation faster than any other method. It’s very satisfying to have emerged as a leader in this field.”

Pat Fricchione has served as Chairman of the Building Systems Council (a division of the National Association of Home Builders). He has also served as the President of the Modular Building Systems Association. Pat is the immediate past Chairman of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, President of the Scranton Half Marathon and serves on the Board of The Women’s Resource Center of Northeast PA

Dave Boniello
Dave Boniello

“Our customers often have great amounts of capital in play and they want to know we are 110% dedicated to their project, their deadlines and to insuring we deliver the quality that is synonymous with Simplex.”

Dave Boniello is another Simplex executive who learned the business from the shop floor up through sales and now management. Over his 35+ year career, Dave has gained extensive experience across all phases of construction, from the perspective of carpenter to customer to his current position as Vice President of Simplex Industries and Cornerstone Building Solutions.

Dave’s technical expertise and customer friendly approach to business has helped lead the company to its current position as the modular leader in multi-family and large-scale development.

Dave Boniello has had a hand in every large-scale project at Simplex for decades. His work with companies such as Westrum Development, Georgica Green, The Community Builders and others has led to Simplex’s work building multiple-phase, high-end residential developments throughout Philadelphia and the northeast United States. In many cases, Simplex had to be willing to take a different engineering/construction approach to perform the tasks required to complete these projects.

Recent projects Dave has been involved include:

31 Brewerytown, Philadelphia (112), four story luxury apartments),The Pointe and The Hub, Philadelphia (251 high-end residential units/retail space); Bridgeview, Philadelphia (75 luxury waterfront townhomes) Luna on Pine (5 story (116 unit student housing project). Additionally, Morris Plains Apartments, Northvale Senior Residences, Franklin Lakes Supportive housing, Senior Housing at Saddlebrook – All of these projects are in New Jersey (large scale Senior Living projects).

Also, Cottage Gardens (Phase III) 70 living units, Leyden Woods Greenfield, Massachusetts over 200,000 square feet (200 living units),The Homestead, Westbury, NY.( 76 living units), Gansett Meadows, Amagansett,NY.(36 living units), Laurel Homes,Rosylyn Heights, NY.,(74 living units)

Dave Boniello has been highly active at his alma mater, Johnson College in Scranton, PA. During his tenure as a board member, he became the first graduate to lead the College as Chairman of the Board of Directors in his final 2 years on the board. Dave was also a 5 year member of the Lackawanna Home Builders Association and acted as Vice President in his final 2 years on the board.

In his free time Dave enjoys doing some Real Estate development, golfing and skiing.

Kate Strattman
Kate Strattman
Director of Manufacturing

Kate Strattman serves as Director of Manufacturing. Kate joined Simplex in 2016 and brought with her 30 years of experience in our industry with an extensive background in Purchasing, Inventory Management and Warehousing, Sales and Marketing and Quality Control Management.

Over the course of her career, Kate has been heavily involved in single family, multi-family and light commercial projects. With her intense attention to detail, she ensures the correct materials are on hand when needed, at the right price for our customers.

Kate is the President of her home owner’s association and a member of Lumberman’s Merchandising Company. She studied Accounting, Marketing and Economics at SUNY Orange and has extensive knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Power Point.

While not at Simplex, Kate enjoys spending time with her family hiking, canoeing, and visiting antique shops throughout the Northeast.

Jason Drouse
Jason Drouse
Director of
Multi-Family/Commercial Sales

Jason Drouse joined the company in 1999 and began his Simplex career in the drafting and design department and rose through the ranks after a series of successful stops within the company. He currently manages the Multi-Family and Commercial accounts for Simplex where he interacts with clients, developers and general contractors on large scale multi-family and commercial projects.

Jason has participated in the Modular Housing Training Institute and The National Association of Home Builders “Green Building for Building Professionals” program. He has worked on many interesting projects during his career at Simplex including some of the more recent ones such as Leyden Woods (Greenfield, MA), The Pointe (Philadelphia, PA), Creative Benefits Office Building (Kingston, PA) & Cottage Gardens (Yonkers, NY).

Brittany Stortecky
Brittany Stortecky
Multi-Family/Light Commercial Account Manager

A 15-year veteran of the industry, Brittany Stortecky first joined the Simplex family in the fall of 2013 as Service Manager. There she worked with customers to address any issues that arose with their projects.

Brittany quickly rose through the ranks, making a successful stop in single-family sales before settling into her current role on the Simplex multi-family team. Brittany collaborates with engineering firms, architects, developers, set crews and internal personnel to maintain progress and organization of multi-family and light commercial projects.

In her free time, you will likely find Brittany practicing yoga or spending time outdoors hiking with her husband and young daughter.

Mark Hoffa
Mark Hoffa
Director of Construction Services

Mark Hoffa began his career in the construction industry in 1984 and almost 25 years ago came over to modular construction. As an experienced manager, Mark has supervised the setting of thousands of modular boxes on projects within the Simplex marketing area. Some of his more high profile projects include the large scale student housing project at Mansfield University as well as at State University of New York Broome County. Mark also oversaw the setting of 546 units at the Meadows at Mitchell Field (Long Island, NY), SUNY Binghamton Dormitories (Binghamton, NY), ACTUS Lend Lease (Stewart Terrace, NY a privatized military housing project that consisted of over 171 units), The Cottages At The Hershey Hotel (Hershey, PA), Marywood University Dormitories (Scranton, PA), The Residence Inn (West Orange, NJ) and many more. Mark Hoffa has extensive experience solving on-site issues as well as working with Construction Managers, General Contractors with sub-contractors.

Bill Giordano
Bill Giordano
Project Supervisor

Bill Giordano brings construction expertise dating to 1994 to Simplex. He has a wide range of experience spread across electrical, carpentry and setting of modular boxes. Bill Giordano has worked under Mark Hoffa helping to oversee the setting of large scale multi-family projects including The Cottages at The Hershey Hotel (Hershey, PA), ACTUS Lend Lease (Stewart Terrace, NY), The Villas at Happy Valley (Penn State Main Campus), 31 Brewerytown and Bridgeview at the Waterfront in Philadelphia and many more. Bill also serves to supervise and assist with onsite completion of Simplex units.

Daniel Mojsa
Daniel Mojsa
Director of Engineering

Simplex is proud to introduce Daniel Mojsa, our new Director of Engineering.

Dan joined us in 2020 and has well over a decade of diverse industry experience.

Dan’s position is especially important as Simplex has a legacy of engineering innovation and reimagining across all areas of the company’s building process, consistently breaking new ground in the modular industry.

As Director of Engineering, Dan plans and directs all aspects of engineering activities and projects. He enjoys working closely with and advising customers as well as fellow employees across Simplex to ensure that the client receives the building they want at the best possible quality.

In his career Dan has been involved in projects as diverse as working on an 18-story facade replacement in New York City to a state-of-the-art habitat featuring a 40-foot underwater viewing window for Sea Lions at the Doorly Zoo in Omaha. The Zoo is nationally recognized for exhibit design.

Dan Mojsa holds a number of professional certifications and when he’s not at work this North Pocono and Marywood University product can be found outdoors, hiking, shooting, playing disc golf working on cars and involved in custom woodworking projects.

Brian Cotner
Brian Cotner
Engineering Manager

Brian Cotner brings almost 25 years of modular expertise to work with him each day at Simplex. Brian serves as the company’s Engineering Manager, a position that has him working with and advising customers as well as fellow employees across Simplex.

Many of the techniques that have made modular the preferred building method originated at Simplex – putting history and tradition on Brian’s shoulders as he is tasked to help continue keeping the company a technological and engineering leader.

Brian Cotner joined Simplex in 2016. He’s a graduate of The Pennsylvania College of Technology with a degree in Industrial Drafting. This Watsontown resident and his wife have two children.

When not working you’ll find Brian in the woods or alongside a lake or river hunting and fishing.

Josh Seamans
Josh Seamans
Project Manager

Josh Seamans is a guy who knows how to keep things moving at Simplex. Josh is responsible for the day to day production line as well as all of the production workers in Plant 1 at the company.

Josh is a 23 year Simplex veteran, so he has the experience and expertise to make sure projects meet the timeline needed by our customers.

When he’s not making sure everything is running smoothly at Simplex, you’ll find Josh pending time with his family as well as hunting and fishing.

Marie Robidoux
Marie Robidoux
Project Coordinator

Marie Robidoux serves as a Project Coordinator for Simplex Multi-Family customers and employees.

As a Project Coordinator, Marie works to make sure Multi-Family customers questions are funneled to the proper Simplex department/employee and that answers and updates are then in turn reported back to the customer as quickly as possible. She also assists in establishing timelines, deadlines and related activity that keeps a customer’s project on budget and on time. It’s a job that requires outstanding people skills and product knowledge. Marie Robidoux brings these skills and more to her position at Simplex.

When not coordinating projects at work, Marie stays busy coordinating her children’s travel baseball, basketball soccer and softball schedules. When she can find time for herself, she’s visiting family, hitting the beach or just enjoying a good book.